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New Technology Can Be Our Friend – If Used Wisely
23 hours ago

New Technology Can Be Our Friend – If Used Wisely

I confess, I sometimes resist new technology. Like the Alexa app. I’ve insisted that I can get up and turn on my own lights. I remember first learning that personal computers could be used for shopping. “Why would I need one of those?”
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How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s
1 day ago

How Knitting Has Become a Big Part of My Life in My 60s

I can remember learning to knit as a small child and being delighted when I produced a hideous scarf, full of holes and dropped stitches and strangely wider at one end than the other. My real passion for knitting began when I was about 14…
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Preparing Your Backyard for Spring Planting
2 days ago

Preparing Your Backyard for Spring Planting

Having the right plants makes gardening much easier. Still, they can’t do all the work for you. Every garden requires a lot of preparation and maintenance. And pretty soon, you will be caught up in a frenzy of seed sowing, nurturing…
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Could Living in a Cheaper Country Be the Right Asset Preservation Strategy for You?
3 days ago

Could Living in a Cheaper Country Be the Right Asset Preservation Strategy for You?

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In any economic downturn, and heaven knows we’ve seen our fill by this stage in life, it’s easy to anticipate that women will be among the hardest hit. The Covid-19 pandemic has been no exception. According to the U.S. Bureau…
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60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!
6 days ago

60 and Wondering What to Do with Your Life? Start a Blog!

How many blogs do you read in an average week? Have you ever wondered whether you should start a blog of your own? I can help you answer that question with a resounding, “Yes!” There are blogs about every conceivable topic…
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A Feast of Delicious Recipes and History in One Cookbook
7 days ago

A Feast of Delicious Recipes and History in One Cookbook

Cookbooks have been a collector item for me since I was gifted with one for my wedding. When I travel, my favorite souvenir is usually a local cookbook found along the way. Every good cookbook tells some sort of story. It may be a story…
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Is Retirement Harder Than You Imagined? Try These 7 Things to Make It Easier
1 week ago

Is Retirement Harder Than You Imagined? Try These 7 Things to Make It Easier

Your financial ducks are in a row. You’re staying on top of your health. You’ve lined up your leisure activities and added notable dates to your calendar. Still, after doing all that, you feel like there’s more to consider. Reinvention…
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4 Creative Ways to Say “No” When People Make Requests for Your Time
1 week ago

4 Creative Ways to Say “No” When People Make Requests for Your Time

Have you received more requests lately because you have retired, or work from home? People often think that since you are not going in to a 9 to 5 job, you are available to meet their needs. Have you been asked to make grocery and doctor trips…
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3 Incredible Ways to Show Love for Yourself Every Day of the Year
2 weeks ago

3 Incredible Ways to Show Love for Yourself Every Day of the Year

Valentine’s Day is over, but if you’re a divorced woman over 50, you may still be struggling with ways to show love for yourself this month and beyond. But over my years as a divorce coach for women 50 and better, I’ve actually discovered…
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When a Book Club Turns into Something More
2 weeks ago

When a Book Club Turns into Something More

A lot has been written about friendship in our 50s, 60s, and beyond. I’ve written articles about it, too. Whether we’re welcoming new friends or faithfully committing to the ones we have, women understand the benefits…
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